Vibrating magnetic tattoos may one day be used to alert mobile phone users to phone calls and text messages if Nokia follow up a patent application.
Describing tattooing, stamping or spraying "ferromagnetic" material onto a user's skin and then pairing it with a mobile device, it suggests a magnetic marking could be attached to either a user's arm, abdominal area, finger or fingernail with different vibrations being used to create a range of alerts to indicate a low battery, received message, received call, etc, etc.
- BBC News (March 2012) Click HERE to read full article
Good idea? What would your tattoo look like? How about .......
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A tattoo artist has invented a bizarre way to stay with his iPod at all times - having surgery to implant magnets under his skin.
- Yahoo News (May 2012) Click HERE for full story.